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Early Utah and Church Ephemera

Gathered over the course of fifty years by various L. Tom Perry Special Collections book curators, this selection of over two hundred items of early Utah and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint ephemera includes many of the scarcest items in our collection. The unifying themes of this subcollection are that the items have some portion of printed text and that each item relates to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the settlement and development of Utah. Examples of materia...



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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901; Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Polygamy
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Atonement, Capital punishment
Two bank notes, uncut, printed on opposite sides of the sheet
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twentieth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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In ornamental border
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twentieth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856
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Dated: St. Louis, August 24th, 1850
Topics: Mormon Church, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Introd. on p. [1] signed: J. Davis. Merthyr, Medi 24, 1850
Topics: Jones, Dan, 1810-1862, Lewis, Elizabeth, Mormon converts, Welsh, Mormons
Title from beginning of text; bracketed information entered in manuscript
Topic: Rodeback, James
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Signed: Feramorz Little, Mayor. John T. Caine, City Recorder
Topic: House sparrow
Signed: Salt Lake City, U.T., 25th October, 1876. Brigham Young, John W. Young, Daniel H. Wells, First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; John taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt Sen., F.D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young Jun., Joseph F. Smith, of the Twelve Apostles
Topic: St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah)
In pink printed wrapper
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), Bible
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
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At head of title: Office of the First Presidency, November 10th, 1891
Topics: Temple work (Mormon Church), Mormon temples
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Willes, William, 1814-1890; Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857; Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Taylor, John, 1808-1887; Spencer, Orson, 1802-1855; Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889
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The organization of the Church / by Elder John Taylor -- Who was Joseph Smith? / from the pen of Orson Pratt -- Testimony of the three witnesses
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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Cowdery, Oliver; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
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Cover title
Topics: Cowdery, Oliver, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
"Upon the organization of the Seventies," p. [1]-3
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy, Melchizedek Priesthood...
Printed after the publication of his: Book of Mormon; an essay in 1884, while living at Boyne, Michigan. The four tracts for sale were printed between 1878 and 1884
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Wheelock, Cyrus H; Hawthornthwaite, Samuel, 1825- To the female tract distributors
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Manchester Conference, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Findlay, Hugh, 1822-1900; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Articles of Faith
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On verso of final leaf: "The Latter-day Saints' belief, " paraphrase of the Articles of faith
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Topics: Deck, James G. (James George), 1802-1884, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
In this issue, the heading "Upon the organization of the seventies" has been changed to "On the organization of the seventies."
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy, Melchizedek Priesthood...
Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, Mormon Church, Polygamy
Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Miracles
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy; Herriman, Henry, 1804-1891
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Salt Lake City, April 1st, 1887
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Twiss, John S., -1845, former owner. fmo UPB; Sloan, James, 1792- signer. sgn UPB
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Topic: Twiss, John S., -1845
A sheet with three certificates, printed on both sides with the blank spaces to be filled in
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah. Governor (1849-1857 : Young); Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 signer. sgn UPB; Moore, David, 1819- , former owner. fmo UPB
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At head of title: Brigham Young, Governor of the Territory of Utah
Topic: Moore, David, 1819-
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference District
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Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference, Church of Jesus Christ of...
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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At head of title: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 6th, 1888
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan...
Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
Title from beginning of text; bracketed portions entered in manuscript
Topic: Rodeback, James
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Two engraved bank notes, uncut, each 20 x 9 cm
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Logan Temple (Utah); Beuments, Sarah, former owner. fmo UPB
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Signed: C.O. Card, Sup't
Topic: Logan Temple (Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy
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Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bradford Conference (3rd : 1851 November 8-9 : Bradford, England)
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bradford Conference
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Seventies' Library and Institute Association (Nauvoo, Ill.); Yearsley, David D., former owner. UPB; Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877, signer. UPB; Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 signer. UPB
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Title from beginning of text; bracketed portion entered in manuscript
Topic: Yearsley, David D
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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T.G. Brown, Proprietor
Topic: Hotels
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bishop's General Store House (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), Bank notes, Mormon money
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Topics: Day, Thomas, 1814-1893, Mormons
Text in double lined border; ornamental corners
Topic: Thomas, Charles John, 1832-1919
Cover title.In gray printed wrapper. Title within a lined border
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church, Mormons, Polygamy
Title from beginning of text; bracketed portions entered in manuscript
Topic: Rodeback, James
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah. Governor (1889-1893 : Thomas)
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On verso of sheet: Thanksgiving proclamation. Governor Arthur L. thomas, Utah Territory
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Hutchins, James
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Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Epitome of the faith and doctrines of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
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"Epitome of the faith and doctrines of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints": p. [36]
Topic: Jesus Christ
Space left for number of teams each county will supply and amount of money to be supplied
Topics: Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884, Deseret Telegraph
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
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"List of books published by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and for sale at their general repository, Deseret News Office." [1] p. following text
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Resurrection, Future life
Title from beginning of text; bracketed portions entered in manuscript
Topic: Blackwell, Hiram H
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah. Governor (1849-1857 : Young); Moore, David, 1819- , former owner. fmo UPB; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 signer. sgn UPB; Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 signer. sgn UPB
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At head of title: Brigham Young, governor of the Territory of Utah
Topic: Moore, David, 1819-
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 signer. sgn; Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 signer. sgn; Young, John R., 1837- former owner. fmo UPB; Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924, signer. sgn UPB
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Missionary certificate for Elder John Ray Young, to the Europe mission, dated May 5, 1877, signed by Brigham Young, John W. Young and Daniel H. Wells
Topics: Young, John R., 1837-, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. European Mission, Mormon...
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Bolivan, Ephraim
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Acrostic poem with the note that is was published in the Salt Lake evening news on 13 Feb. Includes the letter from the author dated Feb. 7, 1873 at Omaha, Cozzen's Hotel. Although the poem is laudatory, the alternate lines of the acrostic are uncomplimentary
Topic: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Bishop's General Store House (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
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Printed in brown ink
Topic: Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Rich, Ben. E. (Benjamin Erastus), 1855-1913
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Dated: New York, July 31, 1909
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy
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Caption title
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
Double line rules top and bottom
Topic: Watson, Robert
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881
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At head of title: [No.2-5]
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of God (Mormon theology)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saint George Utah Stake
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Name of the printer on p. [8] in ornamental border
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saint George Utah Stake, Wages
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Dated: Salt Lake City, March 10th, 1868
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888; Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857. Voice of warning
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English title: A voice of truth
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Danish Mission; Madsen, Victor E., 1879- former owner. fmo UPB; Fjeldsted, Christian D., signer. sgn UPB
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Text within an ornamental border
Topics: Madsen, Victor E., 1879-, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
In gray printed wrapper; title within a two lined border
Topics: United States -- Territories and possessions, Utah -- Politics and government
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference; Kelsey, Eli B. (Eli Brazee), 1819-1885
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"To the Saints" (p. [2]) signed: Eli B. Kelsey
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Caption title
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), Reorganized Church of Jesus...
Extracts from the Gospel Herald of 1848, followed by a long argument by Watson concerning the succession of the Presidency
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856; Corey, Martha Jane, 1821-1881
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
On verso: "Which is right? (a statement as to which is the true church), and a list of London meetings of the Church
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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An advertisement for the Deseret Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Deseret Museum
Signed: Dundee, Oct. 31, 1849
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Topic: Monologues
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Program held at the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 24, 1876 commemorating the thirtieth year of the arrival of the first Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1846
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon pioneers, Pioneer Day (Mormon history)
Plea for people to re-subscribe and secure a new subscriber
Flake, C. J. Mormon bib.